Fort Memorial Hospital
611 Sherman Avenue East
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
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Colonoscopies save lives - One Woman's Story

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and one of the most preventable. Kathryn Banbury of Lake Mills knows this first-hand. Because of a brush with colon cancer, she strongly encourages people to schedule a first-time colonoscopy. “A colonoscopy is not painful, as one might expect, and the procedure lasts 30 minutes or less in many cases. Scheduling a colonoscopy is so much easier than dealing with cancer.”

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Subacute Program Becomes Alden at Fort HealthCare

The board of directors of Fort HealthCare announced recently that an agreement has been made with Alden at Fort HealthCare regarding the Subacute Care Center located at Fort Memorial Hospital.

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Free Blood Glucose Screening and Risk Assessments on National Diabetes Alert Day

On Diabetes Alert Day, March 22, anyone can come to Fort Memorial Hospital to have a free blood glucose screening and have their risk for diabetes assessed by certified diabetes educators from Fort HealthCare's ADA-recognized program for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Screenings will be held on the ground floor in the diabetic education room from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in classrooms B and C. No registration is required for this free event.

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Time for Routine Maintenance during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Colon cancer is the third most common cancer and one of the most preventable. For that reason, Fort HealthCare is making a special effort during March's Colon Cancer Awareness Month to convince age-appropriate individuals to receive a first-time screening colonoscopy. Marc Erickson, MD provided answers to some common questions, hoping to alleviate some of the fear associated with this procedure.

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Fort HealthCare Announces Partnership with EPA's ENERGY STAR® Program

Fort HealthCare has made a significant commitment to protect the environment by becoming an ENERGY STAR Partner. Through voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Fort HealthCare is working to improve energy efficiency and fight global warming.

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Scholarship Applications Now Available

Applications for scholarship awards are now available to qualified area students who are pursuing a career in a healthcare field. Applications for five scholarship awards in the amount of $2000 each are currently available. Completed applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2011 to be considered.

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Free running/walking clinic with Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton, presented by Fort HealthCare

To celebrate National Athletic Training Month, the Fort HealthCare Therapy & Sport Center is offering a running/walking clinic on Saturday, March 26 from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the clinic, 1504 Madison Avenue in Fort Atkinson. Individuals interested in training for a 5K, half-marathon or marathon this year can learn valuable tips for success.

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New Executive Chef joins Nutrition Services

“I like butter. I like red meat.” While not often heard from a chef employed by a healthcare organization Fort HealthCare's newly appointed executive chef Colleen Miller explains, “It's all good…in moderation.”

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New Physician joins Johnson Creek clinic

Fort HealthCare and Fort Medical Group are pleased to welcome family medicine physician, David Misorski, MD, to the Fort HealthCare Johnson Creek clinic, located at 400 Doctors Court in Johnson Creek.

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Urology Services added at Johnson Creek clinic

Fort HealthCare Urology Associates is pleased to announce that urology specialist, Christopher Manakas, MD, will be providing office hours and urology services in the Fort HealthCare Johnson Creek clinic, 400 Doctors Court, Johnson Creek, effective March 1.

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